Intended Audience: architects and engineers wanting an introduction to certain aspects of architectural design of concert halls and theatres.
PDH UNITS: 3
This publication provides an introduction to certain aspects of the architectural design of theaters and concert halls. This volume discusses accessory equipment. Topics discussed include general considerations, classification of accessory facilities, vision-related accessories and hearing related accessories. This publication is one of four in this series dealing with different aspects of the architectural design of concert halls and theaters. Course Outline 1. ACCESSORY EQUIPMENT 1.1 GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS 1.2 CLASSIFICATION OF ACCESSORY FACILITIES 1.3 VISION-RELATED ACCESSORIES 1.4 HEARING-RELATED ACCESSORIES This course will give you professional tools that will help you address accessory equipment considerations in concert hall and theater design.
Learning ObjectivesAt the successful conclusion of this course, you’ll be able to identify and discuss:
- Learn the general considerations for non-frontal Rooms;
- Learn the classifications of vision accessories;
- Learn about stagehouse and proscenium lighting;
- Learn the fundamentals of forestage lighting;
- Learn how to employ following spots;
- Learn the special needs of touring companies;
- Learn the purpose of masks, screens and closures;
- Learn about the requirements for fire curtains;
- Learn the special requirements for filming and broadcasting; and
- Learn about sound source positioning.